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The Couples Who Use Location Sharing to Track Each Other 24/7

Two years in, Mike Mancini and his girlfriend agreed it was time to take their relationship to the next level. The couple had just moved…

Hackers Are ‘Smish’-ing Victims With Boobs — To the Tune of Billions of Dollars

Nothing screams “scam” like an unsolicited boob-flash pic from a random woman. The infamous male equivalent has become an epidemic: According to Bustle, 78 percent…

A Scientific Investigation of Getting So Sucked Into Your Phone That You Don’t Realize You’re Literally Being Held at Gunpoint

It used to be that people couldn’t help but stare into the flames of a terrible car accident, or peer relentlessly into the hydrophilic chaos…

‘Trashfire Daddy’ and Other Names You’ve Been Given in Your Exes’ Phones

For a while, my friend was dating a man whose name I can’t remember. But she, and by extension I, called him Trashfire Daddy. During…